Rahe Family History

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Rahe Name Meaning

German: nickname for a rough individual, from a North German variant of Rauh (see Rauch).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Rave, Rahm, Rahl, Rawe, Rabe, Rase, Krahe, Rahr, Race, Rohe

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Rahe Family Origin

Where is the Rahe family from?

Rahe Family Occupations

What did your Rahe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rahe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Rahe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rahe family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rahe.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rahe ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rahe Historical Records

What Rahe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rahe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rahe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Rahe

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rahe. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rahe. For the veterans among your Rahe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rahe Life Expectancy

What is the average Rahe lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Rahe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rahe in 1960 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rahe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rahe ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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